“Buy local!” It’s become an oft-heard motto in many communities, and for good reason. Money spent at local businesses stays in the community, generating local employment and prosperity; it supports the small and medium businesses that comprise the heart of our economy; and it tends to recirculate locally, multiplying the benefits.
In this half day workshop, participants will learn how to plan and implement a Buy Local program that works for their community.
The program will cover:
“Planning and implementing a successful Buy Local program” is designed for community leaders, small business owners and anyone with a passion for building a stronger local economy.
In business, the ability to deliver effective presentations to lenders, prospective clients or potential investors is a critical skill. Often, how you say it is almost as important as what you say.
Learning how to make presentations that captivate, motivate or persuade an audience is essential to making the sale or growing your business.
In this workshop, participants will learn:
*Participants are encouraged to come with a presentation topic in hand – like your elevator pitch, an upcoming speaking opportunity, or perhaps a past presentation you would like to improve.
Research shows that Canadian small and medium-sized businesses that focus on sustainability can benefit from more than just energy and cost savings. They also have enhanced company and brand images; a more loyal customer base; and better employee morale and retention: all critical advantages in a competitive marketplace.
In this workshop participants will learn how to:
Our facilitator, Carl Duivenvoorden, knows sustainability doesn't have to be overwhelming or intimidating. He specializes in presenting complex issues in a clear and easy-to-understand way. Formerly with Efficiency New Brunswick, he offers solution-oriented seminars and keynotes to help people and organizations learn how they can save money, energy and the environment.
Carl has spoken to over 400 audiences of all sizes across Atlantic Canada and beyond. He brings eloquence, passion, fun and interaction to everything he delivers. His newspaper column, Green Ideas, is carried in the NB Telegraph Journal, the Fredericton Daily Gleaner and four weeklies.
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